Visit the following websites for more information about Student Visas:


  • When Do I Need to Apply for my Student Visa?
  • What are SEVIS and SEVP? What Should you Know About it?
  • Qualifying for a Student Visa
  • Applying for a Student Visa
  • Required Documentation
  • What are the Required Visa Fees?
  • Spouses and Children
  • Additional Information
  • Entering the U.S.- Port of Entry
  • Staying Beyond Your Authorized Stay in the U.S. and Being Out of Status
  • What Items Do Returning Students Need?
  • Students Away from Classes for More Than Five Months
  • How Long May I Stay on my F-1 Student Visa?
  • Optional Practical Training
  • Attending Public Secondary School
  • How Do I Extend My Stay?
  • How Do I Change My Status?
  • Further Visa Inquiries

Cuesta College wishes all new International Students success with their visa applications!